The good news about common law marriage in Texas is that there’s a specific statute that defines what constitutes a common law marriage. And yet, there’s a weakness in the statute that makes some people – who do not consider themselves to be legally married – vulnerable to common-law divorce suits. To be considered married…

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In my last article, I talked about high net worth divorces and the factors that often make them more complicated than standard divorces. When I work with high net worth clients, I guide them through a process that starts with assessing finances to get a complete picture of what is community property and what is…

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The simplest definition of a high net worth divorce is a divorce involving a client who has a considerable amount of wealth amassed – generally speaking, this would be someone with at least $5 million in liquid assets. But that’s not anywhere close to being a complete definition, for high net worth divorces typically involve…

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In my previous article, I talked about our assessment process and how it differs from the traditional first meeting between a person looking to file for divorce and a divorce lawyer. But I wanted to cover what clients come away with when they leave a [company] assessment, because I think it’s the most important part…

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